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Penne With Vodka Sauce and Vegetables

Penne With Vodka Sauce and Vegetables

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 457
Penne With Vodka Sauce and Vegetables
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 16 mins
  • Stand: 10 mins
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by 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 14 1/2 - ounce box Barilla Plus Multigrain Penne
  • 1 pound zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch quarter-moons
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 6 ounces sliced Canadian bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1 15 - ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 8 - ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2-1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne and cook following package directions, 11 minutes. Add zucchini and peas during last 3 minutes. Stir in spinach. Drain and place back into the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; add Canadian bacon and vodka and cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt and red pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir half-and-half and 1/4 cup cheese into the sauce. Toss with pasta and let stand for 10 minutes. Stir and spoon into serving bowl and top with remaining cheese.

Nutrition Information for Penne With Vodka Sauce and Vegetables

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 457 cal., 8 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 24 mg chol., 741 mg sodium, 63 g carb. (9 g fiber), 25 g pro.

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